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“Spring Fling” for Security, Dignity, Community at Mannequin Boutique April 29!

Join me for a “Spring Fling” wine and cheese reception to benefit Tender Mercies, at Mannequin Boutique in Over-the-Rhine on Friday, April 29th from 5 to 8 pm.

Attendees will enjoy a boutique shopping experience, coupled with a wine and cheese reception. To support Tender Mercies, guests are encouraged to bring an item valued at $25 or more that could be included in a silent auction (i.e. gift certificates, wine, and event tickets). These items will be used at Tender Mercies Gala scheduled for Saturday, October 1, 2016 at the Horseshoe Casino.

Check out Mannequin’s unique collection of upscale and vintage merchandise and help Tender Mercies continue to provide “Security, Dignity, and Community” in a home for today, tomorrow, and the future.

About Mannequin
Mannequin is a hip women’s clothing, accessories, art, antiques and gift boutique, featuring upscale and vintage merchandise with all proceeds going to Cincinnati charities including Tender Mercies. Mannequin’s roots go back to 1964 when the Cincinnati Chapter of the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) started a yearly one-day sale of donated clothing to raise funds for its many charitable projects. For 35 years, the sale generated as much as
$100,000 a year. What started as a fundraiser in 1964, has become the latest retail outlet in Over-the-Rhine’s Gateway Quarter. And 46 years later… it is still dedicated to doing good for others.

About Tender Mercies
Established in 1985, Tender Mercies works hard each day to transform the lives of homeless men and women with mental illness by providing security, dignity and community. Annually, Tender Mercies provides approximately 200 men and women with housing that is safe, sanitary, respectable and affordable. To prevent a return to homelessness, Tender Mercies assists with obtaining benefits and services like employment training, independent living skills training and counseling.

To learn more about Tender Mercies, visit www.tendermerciesinc.org

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Franciscan Haircuts Fundraiser at Mannequin Boutique Tonight

I just got an email from Mannequin Boutique about a special fundraising event they’re doing tonight for Franciscan Haircuts. We did a story about them a few years back in Cincy Chic (click here to read it) and ever since then, I’ve had a special place in my heart for the organization. So when I got Mannequin’s email today about 70% of tonight’s proceeds going to Franciscan Haircuts, I just HAD to blog about it!! Hope you can make it!


Mannequin Boutique Moving to Main St.

Mannequin Boutique, Cincy Chic’s sponsor from our Eco-Fabulous Fashion Show, has some BIG news – the store is moving to a new location in July!

The store’s last day at its current location at 1405 Vine Street will be June 14th as they move inventory to 1311 Main Street. This means Mannequin will be hosting a big sale June 11th through 14th to lighten their load and make the move easier.

You’ll be able to find great deals at amazing prices so be sure to check their Facebook page for updates and sneak peeks as well as their blog for more information on the upcoming move.

Eco-Fabulous Fashion Show TODAY!

While green may not be showing outside yet, green will blossom on TODAY as my team at Cincy Chic hosts its fifth annual Eco-Fab Fashion Show. The event will feature various local boutiques and vendors, as well as a vintage fashion show and eco-friendly pampering.

This year, the event will be held at the Paul Mitchell School in Cincinnati today (Friday, March 14) from 6-9pm. Tickets are $10 per person, and 100% of proceeds go to the Mannequin Boutique charities, which include Freestore Foodbank, Tender Mercies, Caracole, and Water School. Click here to RSVP!!

At the event, you’ll enjoy various pamper stations using eco-friendly Paul Mitchell products, shopping, and viewing a fashion show featuring vintage styles from Mannequin Boutique and hair/makeup by the stylists at Paul Mitchell The School. Your $10 ticket includes a Cincy Chic tote bag filled with swag, and a choice of various wines provided by Fancy Pants Wine.

Oh, and a big thanks to our sponsors!!

Supporting Sponsors: PNC BankCors & Bassett Attorneys at Law LLCSt. Elizabeth Healthcare,Elements Event & Conference Centre

Fashion Show Sponsors: Paul Mitchell The School – CincinnatiMannequin Boutique

Booth Sponsors: Mary Kay by Katie WebbOrigami Owl by Elise SniderSilpada Designs by Bev Mikula and Mary HolbrookIt Works! with Tiffany MasonTraci Lynn Fashion Jewelry with Karman MurdockTrue Artists StudioFancy Pants Wine

2014 Eco Fabulous Fashion Show